Community Cornerstones: Springfield’s Black Educators at History Museum on the Square

History Museum on the Square invites the public to learn about the teachers who shaped multiple generations of Springfieldians and to explore their lasting legacies in the museum’s new exhibit, Community Cornerstones: Springfield’s Black Educators.

“Community Cornerstones: Springfield’s Black Educators showcases the rich history of Black American education in Springfield through the lens of the educators who were the cornerstones of the Black community before desegregation.

Experience the enlightening story of Springfield’s Black educational history and its connection to a national conversation.

Image: William Harrison “W.H.” McAdams, the first Principal of Old Lincoln School, stands with a Lincoln School graduating class, ca. 1900.” – History Museum on the Square

History Museum on the Square is located at the heart of downtown Springfield, Missouri, at 154 Park Central Square, Springfield, MO. The museum is CLOSED Monday through Tuesday, OPEN Wednesday through Saturday 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, and Sunday 1:00pm to 5:00 pm.

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